PTO NEWS

FROM THE PTO PRESIDENT

Rupa Bhattasali   |   pto@aas.ru

  • Students are celebrating AAS Moscow's 70th Anniversary this week. Ask your child(ren) how they engaged in anniversary conversations this week.
  • PTO Craft Fair is this Saturday - please sign up for a shift to volunteer!
  • PTO Community Coffee is next Tuesday! - Wear pink in support of Pinktober!
  • PTO Enhancement Grant proposal submission window will close on October 18. Please submit your proposal and the PTO will pay to implement your ideas to benefit student learning!

 

PTO Kids' Craft Fair

PTO Quiz Night  

  • Everyone is getting excited for the 70th-anniversary edition of our favorite community event! The PTO Quiz Night will take place on campus, on Saturday, November 23
  • Join us at the next PTO Community Coffee, on Tuesday, October 15, at 8:45, in the South Cafeteria for the theme reveal! 
  • Block off the date in your calendar, you don't want to miss this night! 

PTO Community Coffee

  • The Next PTO Community coffee will be on Tuesday, October 15, 8:45 in the South Cafeteria

PTO Enhancement Grants Program

  • The 2019-20 Enhancement Grants Program is closing next week, on October 18, 2019.
  • Any community member (student, teacher, parent, or staff) is invited to submit ideas for projects that will enhance the learning experience at AAS. 
  • Enhancement Grants can fund innovations or existing programs, purchase equipment for classrooms or activities, or sponsor visits by expert guests who bring a new dimension to learning.
  • Learn more at www.aas.ru/about-us/pto.

PTO VACANCIES

  • Get involved! Please speak to any of the PTO Team or email us at pto@aas.ru. We need YOUR leadership and support! 
  • The following AAS events cannot proceed without coordinatorsWinter Social, International Fair, and Used Book Fair. 
  • We have structured how-to guides and other resources to support you! 
  • You should also email us if you would like to be on the organizing team for any of the above events or on our Social Events team. 

New!ES Teacher Gifts & Halloween

  • Your ES child should bring home a PTO letter this week regarding donations toward teacher gifts. Please consider making a voluntary contribution to recognize our teachers and instructional assistants for their dedication to educating our children.
  • ES will celebrate Halloween on Thursday, October 31. Class Parents will be in touch to let you know what is being planned for your child’s classroom. ES children are invited to wear costumes to school on party day.

On the Go with PTO 

  • Join us in exploring Moscow!  Every month we offer new activities, new tours -  we will visit main attractions together, we will lunch together, we will go to the theatre together, we will do sports together, every month something new! Everyone is welcome!
  • On the go with PTO in October: Cultural trip and lunch on OCTOBER 17 (NEW DATE) to VDNKh, a soviet-era Exhibition of Economic Achievements: 
    • When: 10am | Meeting point: central entrance | Price: 1400 rub pp  | Duration: about 2,5 hours | Lunch: afterward, not included in price | Sign up at pto.internal@aas.ru

PTO EXCHANGE:

  • Halloween costume swap is coming to the Exchange!
    • Bring your gently used Halloween costumes to the Exchange NOW!
    • Use Halloween costume swap tickets received or use cash to purchase costumes from October 7. 
  • A place to swap gently-used ES, MS, and PE uniforms, books, skates and shoes.
  • Click here to view the full information, including opening hours.  
  • Please let us know if you would like to volunteer at the PTO Exchange for any 2-hour shifts by sending a mail to Irina: pto.exchange@aas.ru

PTO SHOP:

  • We will be open on Saturday, October 12th during the Craft Fair and Super Saturday.
  • New! We have four new hoodie designs! Come in and check it out! 
  • Stop by and shop in the Shop for PE uniforms, hoodies, polos, sweatshirts, bags, recorders, lunch bags, swim bags, etc…and lots of gift items!
  • We have new AAS t-shirt designs for all ages! 
  • Click here to view full information, including opening hours.
  • The PTO Shop is looking for volunteers! Stop by and sign up for a shift! 

VOLUNTEER HERE:

  • Being a volunteer is a great way to meet people, have fun, and give back to the AAS community
  • If you are interested in volunteering for the PTO, please contact Ines Cremers (PTO Secretary) at pto.secretary@aas.ru or PTO@aas.ru